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. she was held captive for 9 days. u.s. marines rescued her and other members of her unit. she called the decision to allow women in combat good news. >>> an attempted kidnapping caught on tape. ktvu's ann rubin is live with the video. >> reporter: first let me show you where it happened. police said it happened on this stretch of sidewalk. she was grabbed by a stranger, she was fighting and caught away. >> reporter: friday his surveillance cameras caught the attempted abduction of a 13- year-old. >> oh, my god. it is true. i couldn't believe it. >> reporter: you can see her walking. as she passes behind that car she is dragged into the driveway. the girl runs off. >> whether she gets here she -- when she gets here she is going full speed. >> reporter: he says he started searching for the man before police arrived. >> you come to my neighborhood and get me that upset it wasn't my girl, but at that moment became my family. >> reporter: san jose police released this sketch. neighbors say they have. >> i was like, i have seen him somewhere. i know it sin this area. i have always seen him
in extra blankets. and heating units to make sure that we -- that we could provide the heat that these -- that these men need. >> reporter: where the over night low was 28 degrees a homeless man had to be taken to the hospital with burns over his body. his tent caught fire after he lit a candle inside to stay warm. we were over head after police shut down a road. black ice was blamed for numerous spin outs this morning. >> the rink is now closed to the public but groups will be practicing this week before a gala on saturday. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and for the fourth night in a row we will feel freezing temperatures again. outside right now 40s to low 50s. 55 in oakland. 48 in napa. the sun sets in a few minutes and our temperatures will tumble again. tomorrow morning, we do have a frost advisory for the bay side communities, outside of san francisco, redwood city, fremont, hayward, oakland. notice the purple, inland areas, north bay, east bay, south bay, dipping into the 20s. a freeze warning is expected for you. this is going to happen tomorrow morning. he is a
.m. this morning. they found chemicals inside the unit where the explosion occurred. the building and several apartments were evacuated. >> current zone we consider not safe to be in. once we start the removal process that area will open up because we will move the chemicals. >> there is no word on exactly what type of chemicals were involved. police say they were alerted the of explosion from hospital officials after the injured person sought treatment for a hand injury. uc davis officials describe that person as a junior research specialists. >>> the creator of "dear abby" has died. pauline friedman phillips died yesterday after a long battle with alzheimer's. her column first appeared in the san francisco chronicle in 1956. her column competed against her column competed against sk ann landers written by her twin sister. her daughter promised to continue her legacy. ktvu channel 2 news ktvu channel 2 news was 94. >>> temperatures on the increase today. how warm will it get into the bay area weekend? >>> scalpers hoping to make money out of president president obama's inauguration is out of
of the public housing project. over the next two years 107 new units wild be built. it comes thanks to millions in local, state and federal money. so far 25 families have moved in. >> my unit wasn't up to date. it was bad, plumbing, my babe has asthma so i was happy. i feel like i am in a 5 star hotel. beautiful. my kids are so happy. >> her old units had problems with mold so bad her son had to go to the hospital. they have been in since just before christmas and she said her son looks great. >>> officials may be having second thoughts about hosting the super bowl at the 49ers new stadium. they are trying to determine if the city can deal with the nfl demands. tax breaks, giving up tax revenue from hotels during super bowl events. the 49ers new stadium is a finalist to host the 50th or 51 super bowl in 2016 or 2017. that big game is expected to bring several hundred million dollars to the host community. >>> the closest look we have been able to give you of the tanker that hit the bay bridge on monday. more on the damage done to the ship and what is next in the tanker investigation. >> and the
a week after the united nations and arab league envoy visited damascus in a push for negotiated solution to end the violence. the united nations estimated that more than 60,000 people have been killed in that 21- month struggle. >>> in other news of the world tonight in afghanistan twin suicide bombings killed at least four people and left more than 15 wound. the bombers attack a meeting of tribal leaders at a government compound in kandahar province. the taliban claimed response for the attack. >>> in aust lay, wildfires ravaged souvenir australia. officials say one person died while saving his home, but today they are now say the case is under investigation. firefighters are dealing with high winds and scorching temperatures that have reached 108 degrees. almost 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes and more than 40 fires are still burning. >>> at vatican pope benedict xvi announced new bishops today, including his personal secretary georg gdnswein who helped to steer the papal household through an embarrassing scandal of leaked documents last year. >>> the italian premiere
will happen to her. i don't. >> reporter: starr lamare a mother of three will be in the burn unit for the next 4-5 months. she will need numerous surgeries. >> face. chest. waist up. he tried to kill her. >> reporter: it is not the first time he has been accused of being violent in a relationship. in 2009 he pled guilty to battery charges. a judge ordered him to attend domestic violence counseling. he went to one class and never went back. >> how can you go from arguing to setting someone on fire. >> reporter: she says her sister and dexter oliver had been dating six months. she tried to end the relationship before. >> he will leave a day or two and then come back. >> reporter: now that he is wanted for attempted murder he finally left their home for good. >> we are checking areas he is known to frequent, addresses we have on file. we are asking for the public's help to find him. >> reporter: san francisco police warn that dexter oliver is dangerous, anyone who sees him should call police immediately. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police arrested two men this af
in the united states, 2003, a fire claimed 100 lives at nightclub in rhode island. >> we are really sad. hard feeling. >> people are mourning sunday's tragedy. congrugood night in georgia are gathering -- congrugents in georgia are gathering to pray. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news. >>> four people wounded yesterday. the first victim was a bystander who drove through a gun fight before 2:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon. later on, three people were shot around 10:40 p.m. all four victims are in stable condition. >>> authorities in san jose identified a man stabbed and beaten to death last week. he was found thursday night in front of a house. he was taken to the hospital where he died. investigators believe 4-5 people attacked him but no one has been arrested yet. police don't believe this was gang related. >>> families in chicago are mourning a violent weekend in which seven people were shot and killed, all victims of gun violence. >> totally loss. because ronnie he meant -- he was my only surviving son. >> last night a candlelight vigil called for gun control in which a year where 500 people we
to choose a unit that meets the needs of their families. >> no longer an issue for a lot of people and it shouldn't matter anymore. >> reporter: he says pressure at the local level and from the top forced the organization to change. >> with corporate donations being pulled they have to. >> reporter: there are also internal forces at work. >> i knot pressure -- i got pressure from board members who are ceos from private organizations that have already recognized that the gay sc is not a a very valuable complete victory even if the change is adopted. >> we got more to go. this is a good start. >> reporter: this is just a proposal for now. the boy scouts of americas board is scheduled to discuss this further next week. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a committee held ahering on legislation -- a hearing on ledgeilation that could control -- legislation that could control rent control. right now they are subject to a lottery process. they say the change would lead to a huge number of evictions. >> it is incentivising -- incentivising evictions. >> they are sponsored by scott wie
.m. >> brenda lipe the worlds' -- boeing 787 dreamliners has been grounded in the united states tonight after they experienced several problems. the 787 is made with more composite material and consumer editor tom vacar is live in san jose where the 787 flies out of with reasons why it is being grounded. >> the last thing you want up there at 35,000 feet is a fire in a plastic like plane. >> reporter: following japan the faa is grounding all u.s. boeing 787 dreamliners because a flight made an emergency landing when they got an indication of battery problems. they found the battery system partially burnt. another dreamliners had a fire last week in boston. that is unacceptable. >> with the batteries that is a serious problem. you have a real worry of a fire. >>> for san jose airport a black eye. for ana, creating chaos in scheduling and for passengers incredible inconvenience. san jose airport is talking with ana to resume service with a proven airliner. >> i would get that battery out of there and replace it. >> reporter: the 50 dreamliners have racked up a pack of problems. in aidation the
was only 19 days old. >> we arrested 245 people on criminal charges. 222 in the united states. and 23 people over seas. >> the operation spanned 46 states and six countries. there were 36 arrests in california. the most of any state, including three in the bay area. >>> the city of east palo alto is expected to request $2.7 million for emergency levy repairs. the levy was damaged when the creek flooded during the heavy rain. several homes had to be evacuated. tonight the city counsel is expected to ratify a declaration making the city eligible for state emergency funding. >>> not the rain but the cold weather we are dealing dealing dealing with. mark tamayo is here to tell us how long it will last. >> bump in the numbers tomorrow morning. but still cold friday morning. even outside right now, the cooling process started. 40s towards fairfield, conquered, livermore, antioch, napa. santa rosa 52. san jose 54 degrees. the key change for tonight, we have high clouds approaching the bay area, this could help insulate things. with that, the over night lows tomorrow morning, 1-4 degrees warm
. >> that i will execute -- >> the president of the united states -- >> reporter: so the president had to be sworn in again and that is why president obama is the only two-term president to be sworn in two times. and vice president joe biden because sworn in at the naval observe tory. and then the first family also attended the african-american church as part of the celebration of martin luther king day. when a president and vice president are sworn it, it is only for a four-year term so they need to be sworn in for another four-years. >> barbara walters was hospitalized after suffering a fall. she suffered a cut on her head. the 83-year-old walters was taken to the hospital as a precaution. >>> hundreds of thousands of people are in the capital getting ready for the celebration and we have bill live from the events later on. >>> the first day of the mavericks surf competition started today. thousands of people flooded in to watch. patty lee has more. >> reporter: to get a front row view of this action at maverick, thousands packed in to see the surfers. >> it has worked out good. >> r
. >> it didn't burn our unit. it didn't catch our unit at all. >> the woman is in critical condition with burns to her face and arms. >>> pressure is mounting for a notre dame football player manti te'o to speak publicly about being the victims of an apparent hoax. officials at notre dame said the heisman finalist was duped into dating a stanford grad who tragically died. it's been determined now she never existed. some suggest it was a false plea for sympathy. notre dame officials are urging te'o to speak publicly and clear up the confusion. >>> a very unusual show of support outside a san jose courthouse today. >> please come clean! >> new at 6:00 the controversial murder case that prompted two south bay families to get into a brawl in two minutes. >> it seems like an unending battle, graffiti that crops up overnight and time and time again, the unusual partner police are working with to try to stop graffiti in one bay area city. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, c
. >> we believe this is a safe aircraft. >> reporter: and so far united is the only u.s. carrier currently flying the 787 in and out of sfo. reporting live consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a north carolina college is suing over a slogan. north carolina claims that cisco stole its new slogan tomorrow starts here. north carolina says storm tarts here is their university wide brand. cisco told ktvu that it was surprised. it sent us this statement, cisco takes very seriously intellectual property rights very seriously. >>> it accuses hp of misclassifying its tech workers as exempt and ineligible for overtime pay. attorneys say this case affects thousands of workers. a spokesman for hewlett packard said the company is reviewing the lawsuit but has no other comment at this time. >>> the santa clara county board of super supervisors will review an audit. the finance committee voted last month to move up the presentation of the audit. this comes after auditors concluded that george s chirokawa has miss used money with his government issued card. >>> the prognosis is good for a h
is the document that freed slaves in the united states. they also paid tribute to pioneering african americans. >> harriet tubman. nat turner. >> one organizer said today's event was meant to bring the community together at a time when violence has plagued their neighborhoods. >>> ringing in the new year by tieing the knot. the first same-sex couples to legally get married in 2013. >>> and it's a private club for marijuana smokers. questions about just how legal this new nightspot is. [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at devry.edu. and let nothing stand in your way. >>> for the first time since the school massacre in newtown, connecticut the children of sandy hook elementary sch
. oliver's boyfriend star lamra remained at the burn unit in st. francis hospital in critical condition. >>> antioch police are searching for four men. police say the suspects were all in their 20s that they rushed into the shell station on loan treeway about 3:30 this morning. what they were after was beer and you can see some of the broken bodless there in the parking lot. the clerk tried to stop them and that's when the four men beat him up. police say the men didn't take any money, they only made off with the beer. >>> we told you yesterday here at 5:00 how the fbi is taking over the search of remains of victims of the speed killers. and today ken pritchett is live with why the fbi may be taking over that case. >> reporter: early last year shermantine threw out this map and pointed at this area. where the fbi is digging right now is not in that exact same location but they say it may not matter. it was not expected that the fbi would find anything today it could take weeks to hit bottom. it is unclear if there are any remains in this well. the victims of death row inmate wesley sher
. >> and the new immigration poll on whether illegal immigrants should be allowed to stay in the united states. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> today marks 40 years since the landmark ruling by the supreme court that legalized abortion. ktvu's rita williams spoke to people on both sides of the still controversial topic today and join us from san francisco with the two very different ways people marked today's milestone. >> reporter: that's right, let me show you a picture that i took of the then 26-year-old attorney on the day she argued t
membership in the united states is at its lowest level since the 1930's. the bureau of labor statistics says union labor declined. it's a drop of about 400,000 workers. the losses were spread across both the government and private sectors. >>> a state appeals court has upheld the right of a san jose car dealer to share its tips with other employees. in a unanimous decision, judges from the sixth district court of appeals said they could find nothing in the law that made the practice illegal. it is common in the restaurant business for waiters and waitresses to have to share tips with busboys and bartenders. >>> the website parkingticket.com has declared a holy war on sunday parking tickets. a watch dog group is trying to get the word out that if you get one of those tickets, you can fight it free on its website. the point is to make the process more costly for the city. new york city tried picketing on sunday tickets three years ago, and they finally ended up getting rid of that. >>> an unusual story from san francisco. the owner of an art gallery deliberately set a work of art on fire. >> r
be ready to have a pipe or unit burst or rupture and have a similar explosion. >> reporter: all that concerns an attorney who represents 10,000 richmond area residents affected by the fires toxins. >> it seems to me for the long run it'd be better to remain closed until you can correct all the pipes that are there so you don't have the potential for having spills in the future. >> reporter: now they will fine chevron some time tomorrow. probably about noon. . the maximum allowable under law, if it finds multiple violations then the fine could be bigger. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> twinkies could soon be back on store shelves. reports indicate the final decision will be between cd metropolis and apollo global management. hostess declared it was selling off its various brands. hostess has picked separate lead bidders for some of its other brands. >>> apple is introducing a new ipad with more memory and a bigger price tag. full size ipads with 128 gigabytes of memory will be available february 5th. that's the only upgrade from the fourth generation model. pricing for the new
of the the sterile l instruments in their unit. >> we kicked into crisis mode and our sterile processing staff did everything that we could do to help contain the situation. >> the hospital issued what's called a code dry meaning no one was allowed to use tap water for several hours. dr. steven o bryan told me five elective surgeries had to be cancel ed and they had to divert emergencies to other hospitals. >> patients were continued to be cared for in a safe manner during this period of time. weare actively cleaning areas that had con tame nated water. contaminated water. . >> this afternoon we watched workers who were clearing out the line that was blocked yesterday. the hospital told me the problem was roots from nearby trees that snaked their way into the pipe. also ilearned today the california department of public health has informs gaited this spill already. we were told no regulatory violations were found. aside from the basement, this facility is running as usual today. . >> emergency officials in san francisco today ordered several building evacuated because of a gas leak. it started
and they will track you down. >> tolling is going electronic. globally. across the united states. we are the first ones in california going this way and we are saving money. collecting tolls cost twice as much as it does by fast track. >> reporter: today was about making sure it works. expect a big campaign before it happens. they are plan is to take the final days one day at a time. at the golden gate bridge claudine wong. >>> the identity of a 20-year- old pittsburg man shot and killed yesterday afternoon. timothy smith, jr. police tracked a car involved in the shooting. police named brian fox as a person of interest in the case. he was not at the home where they found the car and still looking looking for him tonight. >>> the california highway patrol is investigating a crash that crippled the commute this morning. four vehicles were involved at 6:00 a.m. in livermore. the crash started when a car rear end another car. the car came to rest in lanes of traffic where it was hit. when crews arrived the car was in flames. the driver was killed. >>> a sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty to stealing
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